Terry L. Jackson

Born: Sat., Apr. 19, 1941
Died: Fri., Sep. 9, 2016


2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Thu., Sep. 15, 2016
Location: Cleveland Rd. Location

Memorial Service

5:00 PM Thu., Sep. 15, 2016
Location: Cleveland Rd. Location

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Terry L. Jackson

Apr. 19, 1941 - Sept. 9, 2016

MISHAWAKA - Terry L. Jackson passed away peacefully in his home Friday, September 9, after an extended illness.

Born, April 19, 1941, in Chicago, IL, Terry was preceded in death by his mother, Hazel M. King, and brother, Thomas Serritella.

Terry graduated from La Porte High School in 1959, and went on to graduate from Ball State University earning his BS, MAE, and PhD. He was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and its alumni group, The Martin Riverside Society.

As a social studies teacher at Royerton High School, Terry began a long and successful career in education which included work with the Burris Laboratory School, Ball State University, and Indiana Department of Education. He served as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction for School City of Mishawaka.

After retiring from education, Terry developed and owned NuFocus, Inc., and Enterprise Project Managed Solutions, Inc., companies serving the technology industry.

On August 28, 1971, Terry married Rhonda Ross in South Bend, Indiana. She survives to celebrate his memory with their daughters and sons-in-law: Julia Jackson and Bob Wille of Cincinnati, OH, and Susan Jackson Redman and Michael Redman of Chicago, IL. Also surviving are his brother and sister-in-law, Kevin and Sun Ae King and nephew, Ryan King all of Port Orchard, WA, his aunt, Reeda Lou Jackson of LaPorte, IN, and cousin, Dale Pinio of Minnetonka, MN.

Terry was a devoted “Bop” to his grandchildren: Jackson and Catherine Redman, and Avery and Estelle Wille.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 15th from 2:00-6:00 pm with a memorial service at 5:00 pm, conducted by Msgr. William Schooler in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Rd., South Bend, IN 46635. Burial services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Pl., Mishawaka, IN, 46545 (www.centerforhospice.org) and Cubs Care (www.chicago.cubs.mlb.com). Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at www.welsheimer.com

Charitable donations may be made in Terry's memory to the following organizations:

Center for Hospice Care,
501 Comfort Ln., Mishawaka, IN, 46545

Cubs Care
http:// www.chicago.cubs.mlb.com

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Larry and Cheryl Stil;lson
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
We are so very sorry for the loss that the family is experiencing. Terry was a dedicated educator.

Timmy & Andrea Hanrahan
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
We are truly sorry for your loss. You will all be in our hearts and prayers. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to your family. Lots of love, Timmy & Andrea.

Keith and Jill O'Connell
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
Rhonda and family,
Our deepest condolences on your family's loss. You are in our prayers.
Keith and Jill O'Connell

Tracy Fowkes
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
You and your family are in my heart and prayers. My condolences on the passing of your father.

Nancy Smith
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
My sincere sympathy on the passing of your husband and father, Terry. I recall sending a baby card to Rhonda and Terry when one of their children was born. Terry was a devoted educator. I always enjoyed when I ran into Rhonda or Terry - they would give me a friendly hello. Nancy Smith, retired Mishawaka High teacher.

Megan and Lubo Koptchev
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
Susan, it is with heavy hearts we send our condolences to your family. We must remember to remember and laugh at all the joy your father brought to this world.

Megan and Lubo Koptchev
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
Susan, it is with heavy hearts we send our condolences to your family. During this time it is important to remember to think of all the joy and laughter your father brought to this world.

Jack Barcroft
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
Terry was my friend, client, colleague and mentor for well over a decade. We had a wonderful working relationship and got to know each other better over the last several years. He was always encouraging and truly concerned about the wellbeing of myself and family. I will miss my friend and our monthly calls very much.

Judy Gruener
   Posted Wed September 14, 2016
Rhonda and family
My deepest sympathy for you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers..

Judy Gruener ( Mueller's Jewelers)

Todd & Sarah Ross
   Posted Fri September 16, 2016
My deepest condolences to my Aunt Rhonda, and my cousins Susan and Julie. I don't have words for how I feel, and I can't begin to understand how you feel. Our family wishes to be there with you in our hopes and thoughts and wish you courage and love in this difficult time.

Tristin and Derek Harper
   Posted Fri September 16, 2016
Rhonda, I'm sorry to hear of the passing of Terry and hope you're doing well in this time of sadness. Id also like to extend our condolences to Susan and Julie at the passing of their father. Sending our love and prayers your way.

John 14 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God[a]; believe also in me. 2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. 4 You know the way to the place where I am going.”